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Sharecropping in West Bengal during the Colonial Period

the Colonial Period Biplab Dasgupta The objective of this paper is to analyse the emergence, growth and change in the sharecropping system in the westerm part of undivided Bengal (which is approximately equivalent to present-day West Bengal) during the colonial period. This is an introductory paper, to be followed by another examining the development and the decay of the institution during the post-independence period.

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